Do not hold us accountable for the sins of earlier generations! 1 Quickly send your compassion our way, 2 for we are in serious trouble! 3
They will rebuild the perpetual ruins and restore the places that were desolate; 1 they will reestablish the ruined cities, the places that have been desolate since ancient times.
I will remember for them the covenant with their ancestors 1 whom I brought out from the land of Egypt in the sight of the nations to be their God. I am the Lord.’”
You must not encroach on your neighbor’s property, 1 which will have been defined 2 in the inheritance you will obtain in the land the Lord your God is giving you. 3
Indeed, ask about the distant past, starting from the day God created humankind 1 on the earth, and ask 2 from one end of heaven to the other, whether there has ever been such a great thing as this, or even a rumor of it.